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Forum: Scarab
Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Thanks to Bill at ATECO for getting me the oil...

Thanks to Bill at ATECO for getting me the oil coolers, trans coolers,hoses, plumbing for the fuel delivery, fuel pumps, ignition systems and brackets to mount all this as well as remote oil filter...
05-23-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By hblair

The Betty Cook story has always been interesting...

The Betty Cook story has always been interesting to me. It would be cool to see a hollywood movie about it someday. Maybe they could be more accurate than the "Don Aronof" story with John Travolta a...
05-12-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By hblair

34 year old boat would have to be considered a...

34 year old boat would have to be considered a "classic". I'm the same age as you and don't feel much like a classic myself. More like a beat up old piece of junk. :)
04-29-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By hblair

Patrick Hughes is trying to sell his dads boat. A...

Patrick Hughes is trying to sell his dads boat. A sweet 1984 Formula 242. I'll tell him about this thread.
Forum: Scarab
04-19-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Thanks a lot Kelly!

Thanks a lot Kelly!
04-19-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,475
Posted By hblair

This is me and my brother Brian 32 years ago. 77...

This is me and my brother Brian 32 years ago. 77 Sanger flat bottom with a 460 ford. Wish I had this boat back. I always wanted to put a bow tie engine in it. Iíd probably keep the paint since it was...
Forum: Scarab
04-17-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Iíve spent some time figuring out how to source...

Iíve spent some time figuring out how to source the switches on the console. Carling switches is the manufacturer and they still actually make the same switch is brand new 42 years later. I had to...
Forum: Scarab
04-15-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

I pulled the old girl 1 mile down the road to the...

I pulled the old girl 1 mile down the road to the gas station and put 140 gallons of 93 octane in the new aluminum tank. It hurt. I need to start one of those YouTube channels and shamelessly ask for...
Forum: Scarab
04-15-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By hblair

Are you running borg warner or merctrans...

Are you running borg warner or merctrans transmissions? Are you running offshore motor mounts or the soft mount stud with removable nut type? Either way the most challenging part is going to be the...
Forum: Scarab
04-13-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By hblair

Iím the poster child for remove and install of...

Iím the poster child for remove and install of TRS on a 30 foot scarab. Thereís no telling how many times I did it. From destroyed engines to broken drives, etc. I still have about 3 new oil seals...
Forum: Scarab
04-13-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

The spark arrestors came in today. The parts from...

The spark arrestors came in today. The parts from ateco should be in next week, also Iíve got the trim pump hoses being made right now as well.

Iíve been kicking around props for a long time. What...
Forum: Scarab
04-04-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Now that itís polished we can start putting more...

Now that itís polished we can start putting more of the decals on..

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Forum: Scarab
04-01-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

You guys are paying attention. :) It's a...

You guys are paying attention. :) It's a customers car.
Forum: Scarab
04-01-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Appreciate the compliments but like I've said,...

Appreciate the compliments but like I've said, I'm just the local boat idiot with the means to do this stuff. :) If things don't work out with my friend you'll have first dibs on the white 38 flat...
Forum: Scarab
03-31-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

No, I just have the one. The blue and white one...

No, I just have the one. The blue and white one in the photos above is a friends boat just being temporarily stored. I'm not real sure what the fate of my parts boat will be, if my other friend...
Forum: Scarab
03-31-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

It's by no means perfect. There are some pinholes...

It's by no means perfect. There are some pinholes and imperfections here and there. But the first scratch is going to be tough to handle. :)
Forum: Scarab
03-30-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Scarab
03-30-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Iíve got the trim and drive hoses being made...

Iíve got the trim and drive hoses being made right now, also ordered spark arrestoes, theyíre about 2 weeks out. Also ATECO is getting close on my oil and trans coolers, fuel deliveryís and new...
Forum: Scarab
03-26-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

We got the toolbox worked, primed, blocked, and...

We got the toolbox worked, primed, blocked, and painted and installed. This box was not cheap then you get to take it apart, repair dents, welds etc. but it will be nice to keep all my straps, extra...
03-24-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,475
Posted By hblair

Done right, I think retro eighties paint schemes...

Done right, I think retro eighties paint schemes can still be just as cool as we remembered them.
...
Forum: Scarab
03-21-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Wow! very sorry to hear it's that expensive over...

Wow! very sorry to hear it's that expensive over there Robert. Makes me appreciate how it is here all the more. If you ever do make it over here I'll take you for a ride in my boat and YOU can hit...
Forum: Scarab
03-20-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Thanks Dan, the bottom is repaired in gel and...

Thanks Dan, the bottom is repaired in gel and it's not perfect, there are still a few chips I haven't repaired and probably won't. The gel color is a little brighter than the original, which will be...
Forum: Scarab
03-20-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By hblair

This will be interesting, I'll bet it's going to...

This will be interesting, I'll bet it's going to be hard to nail down a price in this crazy car and boat market.
Forum: Scarab
03-14-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Put the boat on the trailer today and rolled it...

Put the boat on the trailer today and rolled it outside. This boat fits this trailer very good. Plenty of trailer for the boat.

...
Forum: Scarab
03-14-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,418
Posted By hblair

Iíve got a guy on the cockpit upholstery now....

Iíve got a guy on the cockpit upholstery now. Lots to be done.
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